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Editor’s pickAgri-food industry contributes over US$717b to South East Asian economy: Oxford Economics


Ongoing pandemic, supply and demand risks and fiscal risks can disrupt the region’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery. South East Asian’s agri-food remains critical to the region’s economy and plays a pivotal role in its future economic development, having demonstrated its resilience in challenging circumstances in 2020. The …

Givaudan launches AI-powered Aroma Kiosk


Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has launched the Aroma Kiosk, a new digital sensory insights tool, which is designed to connect with consumers in a dynamic environment such as grocery and department stores, universities and shopping malls to gather consumer insights and recommend products in real time. The Aroma Kiosk is the latest addition to the …

Krones celebrates milestone of 100 Contiform 3 Speed sold


The 100th Contiform 3 Speed was delivered to the soft-drinks vendor Odenwald Quelle in Heppenheim, Germany. In late 2018, Krones set a benchmark in stretch blow-moulding technology for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles with the introduction of its Contiform 3 Speed, equipped with an hourly output of 2,750 containers per cavity. Less …